May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

2015’s coolest cars that won’t burn your bank account

There's great news for car shoppers who want something fun that won't break the bank: Cool and affordable can coexist in a new car, as detailed in this year's list of the “10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000,” hand-selected by the expert editor More...

National Bike Safety Month should put motorists on alert

May is National Bike Safety Month and AAA encourages all bicyclists to take necessary precautions while sharing the road with motorists. This means making safety a top priority, not just in May, but also throughout the year. More...

Special Sections

Business News

POOL-topia

For any who have studied the outside view of Southwest Florida from an airplane’s window seat in the last couple of years, two things might become immediately apparent: one, the economy is once again robust; and two, the evidence for that assum More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Gas prices based on the market’s guesses

I was waiting in line at my local coffee establishment yesterday when I overheard the gentleman in front of me expressing in a very colorful manner his anger that the price of gasoline was starting to rise again. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Balance Your Body offers a holistic approach to health

When she was only 15 years old, Michelle Jerome had to learn to massage her mother’s neck to get the knots out every day after a high-stress job. More...

They had names: News clips paint a picture of lives lost in WWII

Now, for the most part, they’re reduced to numbers, just statistics on charts and lists, part of massive compilations of the dead. World War II ended 70 years ago, and 416,800 Americans died in combat. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Season 5: Born with a Shotgun More...

New Coast Guard app puts boating safety in hand

The Coast Guard has released its first boating safety App Saturday as part of National Safe Boating Week. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

26176 Constantine Road, Punta Gorda

This home is located on the deepest lake in the Deep Creek community, and you can relax on the lanai with the expansive lake view at the end of the day, or enjoy your morning coffee with the sunrise. More...

Sarasota National’s Banbury II model ‘lives’ like a single-family home

The Banbury II Residence 201 model at Sarasota National, WCI Communities’ 2,400-acre master-planned community in Venice, impresses homebuyers with its well-conceived design that “lives” like a single-family home. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A DAY WITH WEEGEE

So a writer and a photographer walk into this museum, see…

COMING FACE-TO-FACE WITH A WEEGEE PHOTOGRAPH IS AN unforgettable experience. More...

Charlotte Symphony children’s concerts attract 1,600

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, through its “Symphony Kids” program, will perform for some 1,600 Charlotte County third-graders and their parents and teachers at two concerts on Friday, May 22, at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center in More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Helen Gerro

What is your medium of choice? Acrylic and/or oil. What inspires you? The celebration of women. Being a fashion designer more than 25 years, my design sketches turned into paintings, and my art jumped off the canvas onto my dresses. More...